Archive for Academics

Published 06/6/17

OWENS COMMUNITY COLLEGE BOARD OF TRUSTEES NAME DR. STEVE ROBINSON INTERIM PRESIDENT

PERRYSBURG TOWNSHIP, Ohio, June 6, 2017 – Owens Community College Board of Trustees has selected Dr. Steve Robinson to serve as Interim President. Dr. Robinson will formally assume the Interim President position on July 1, 2017, following Dr. Mike Bower’s retirement on June 30.  Dr. Bower has served as President ...

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Published 05/8/17

OWENS ANNOUNCES NEW BOARD OF TRUSTEES SCHOLARSHIP

PERRYSBURG TOWNSHIP, Ohio, May 8, 2017 – Owens Community College announced a new Board of Trustees Scholarship to replace the Academic Excellence Scholarship and the Academic Achievement Scholarship. The new scholarship will award $1,000 per semester, for up to four consecutive semesters. Students enrolling at Owens in the fall semester immediately ...

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Published 04/28/17

696 GRADUATES PREPARE FOR OWENS COMMUNITY COLLEGE SPRING COMMENCEMENT

PERRYSBURG TOWNSHIP, Ohio, April 28, 2017 – 696 candidates for graduation, including 82 from the Findlay-area Campus, will receive their degrees during the 51st annual Owens Community College Spring Commencement on Friday, May 5. The ceremony will begin at 6:30 p.m. in the Student Health and Activities Center on the ...

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Published 04/20/17

OWENS COMMUNITY COLLEGE VP OF ACADEMIC AFFAIRS SELECTED AS ONE OF ONLY 40 NATIONWIDE FOR 2017-2018 ASPEN PRESIDENTIAL FELLOWSHIP

Highly-Selective Program Expanding Talent Pipeline Amid Looming Shortage of Community College Presidents and Critical Need to Improve Student Success PERRYSBURG TOWNSHIP, Ohio, April 20, 2017 – Steve Robinson, Ph.D.,  vice president of Academic Affairs and chief academic officer, has been awarded the prestigious Aspen Presidential Fellowship for Community College Excellence, a ...

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Published 04/17/17

OWENS’ ALUMNI ASSOCIATION AWARDS TWO MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIPS

PERRYSBURG TOWNSHIP, Ohio, April 16, 2017 – Owens’ Alumni Association has chosen Austin Robinson to receive the 10th Annual Detective Keith Dressel Memorial Scholarship and Josh Ellis to receive the 3rd Annual Private Stephen Machcinski and Private James Dickman Memorial Scholarship. In tribute to and appreciation for the memory, life and ...

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Published 04/6/17

OWENS APPOINTS LISA NAGEL AND LAURIE ORZECHOWSKI TO PERMANENT POSITIONS

PERRYSBURG TOWNSHIP, Ohio, April 6, 2017 – Owens Community College has appointed Lisa L. Nagel, J.D., to the position of general counsel and vice president, administration and Laurie Orzechowski to the position of chief information officer. Nagel will now be permanently responsible for all operations of legal services, human resources, labor ...

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Published 03/28/17

OWENS RECEIVES $10,000 GRANT FROM OHIO HUMANITIES

PERRYSBURG TOWNSHIP, Ohio, March 28, 2017 – Owens Community College recently received a $10,000 grant from Ohio Humanities, a state affiliate of the National Endowment for the Humanities, to create a Chautauqua Performance Program under the tutelage of Jeremy Meier, associate professor, Fine and Performing Arts. A Chautauqua performance is an ...

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Published 03/1/17

OWENS MUSIC BUSINESS TECHNOLOGY STUDENTS NOMINATED FOR NATIONAL AWARD

PERRYSBURG TOWNSHIP, Ohio, March 1, 2017 – Two Owens Community College Music Business Technology students have been nominated for a national award for their work at the College’s new Internet radio station, OCCR. David Brehm of Findlay and Herbey Atkinson of Blissfield, Michigan are finalists in the Best Artist/Band Interview category ...

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Published 02/9/17

GLENN RETTIG CHOSEN AS CHAIR-ELECT TO THE ATMAE BOARD OF ACCREDITATION

PERRYSBURG TOWNSHIP, Ohio, Feb. 9, 2017 – Glenn Rettig, dean, School of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics was recently named as chair-elect to the Association of Technology, Management, and Applied Engineering (ATMAE) board of accreditation. He is the first community college dean to hold this position and will assume the chair ...

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Published 02/8/17

OWENS AWARDED $49,500 CAREER READY INTERNSHIP GRANT FROM GREAT LAKES

PERRYSBURG TOWNSHIP, Ohio, Feb. 8, 2017 – Owens Community College has been awarded a two-year, $49,500 Career Ready Internship Grant from Great Lakes Higher Education Corporation & Affiliates. An anticipated 25 new paid internships will be created during the 2017-2018 academic year. “Paid internships benefit students, colleges and employers,” said Richard ...

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